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Tooltip Handling in BB

Is there any way to develop tooltip in Blackberry? Can you guide me how to do? Can you pour the things on BB development?



Thanks in Advance,


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Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
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Re: Tooltip Handling in BB

you have to implement it yourself.

there are two approaches:
- use popupscreens
- directly draw on the graphics object of the mainscreen.

you can retrieve the coordinates of the focused field by calling getLeafFieldWithFocus() and getXYRect().
Use these coordinates to draw your tooltip..
Use OnFocus/OnUnFocus to start/cancel a timerTask that shows/removes the tooltip.

This is a bit of advanced mojo, but it works very good when you finally got it running.
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Re: Tooltip Handling in BB

Have you searched the forums? There are already some threads about this.